Zero Downtime Labeling with the UII ZDT by EPI

Sometimes it seems that packaging and labeling equipment just get more and more complicated.  The labeling systems from our EPI brand show that this doesn’t have to be the case, simple machines designed to provide accurate and reliable labeling all day, every day. The UII labeling head has been in production for some time and is […]

Continuous Inkjet vs Thermal Inkjet

For printing variable codes on a wide range of products, continuous inkjet (CIJ) has been the preferred solution for many years – outselling competitive technologies by a wide margin. This isn’t to say that CIJ has no competition, however, some of the alternate technologies such as laser and other types of inkjet can do an excellent […]

HIBCC Barcodes for UDI Labeling

If you make medical devices, you are sure to be getting organized for complying with the FDA’s Unique Device Identification (UDI) program. Here at ID Technology and Greydon, we have helped a lot of companies get into compliance with the UDI rules. While a lot of the companies we’ve worked with use the GS1 barcoding […]

High Speed Barcode Labeling – PowerMerge™

As supply chains become more data dependent, the ability to be able to print and apply barcode labels to shipping cases and wrapped trays is getting to be more important than ever. Our ID Technology range of label printer applicators is already the market leader and we are always refining our products to better meet our […]

Rotary Labeling Systems

With multiple brands of labeling equipment that cover just about every application, ProMach is a clear leader in the world of labeling. For print and apply labeling, our ID Technology product brand has been the largest selling in North America for many years and recently, we have been building the ID Technology prime labeling product […]

Labeler Rental Program for Short Term Production

You know the situation – an urgent need to be able to label products for a certain period of time. Might be because something has changed and a lot of products need new labeling. Maybe your marketing team needs to apply coupons for a campaign they are putting together. Sometimes you are lucky and just happen […]

Traversing Coder for HFFS Machines

Just about every package that is produced for food or medical products needs to have some kind of date or lot coding. This might be a simple “Use by Date”, something more complicated with lot and serial numbers, or maybe linear or 2D barcodes – UDI barcodes, perhaps. This can get interesting when needing to […]

Laser Coding for PET Bottles – Which Wavelength?

CO2 lasers are often used for adding variable information, such as date and lot codes to packaging materials. Most CO2 lasers that are sold for these applications produce a beam of light with a wavelength 10.6 µm, which works well on a wide range of materials. When dealing with products made of Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET), such […]

ProMach in Action – Labeling and Material Handling

Here at ProMach, our portfolio of product brands means we can handle just about every package application. In our Labeling & Coding business line, we often help customers comply with industry barcode mandates using our labeling or inkjet solutions. Our labeling systems do a great job for printing and applying labels to products and can often […]

Promotional Labeling for Food Products

In the food industry, there is often a need to apply promotional labels to products – this might be simple labels, or multipart coupons, depending on the specific promotion. It can be a challenge to do this without disrupting existing production lines, especially if suitable labeling equipment is not readily available and labels/coupons need to be sourced […]